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Armageddon – Episode 6

Once again I’m late.

Saturday should have seen my monthly Armageddon post but I missed the deadline. Luckily I’m not in charge of the apocalypse or we could a lot of very relieved people come December 22nd, who get a nasty shock 3 days later.

As I mentioned last month finding end of the world scenarios, either remotely realistic or totally out of this world are becoming tougher and with five more entries (including this one) to go I am pretty worried that I’m going to run out of steam before the big day.

So to stretch the material a little I figured what I would do today is rather speak about a specific scenario I would look at where the word Armageddon comes from.

As I’m sure you all know the word is biblical and comes from the Book of Revelations, specifically Revelation 16:16.

According to Wikipedia

Armageddon (from Hebrew: הַר מְגִדּוֹ‎, Har Megiddo, lit. Mount Megiddo; Ancient Greek: Ἁρμαγεδών Harmagedōn,[1][2] Late Latin: Armagedōn[3]) is, according to the Bible, the site of a battle during the end times, variously interpreted as either a literal or symbolic location. The term is also used in a generic sense to refer to any end of the world scenario.

Megiddo itself is a real place in Israel and was a site of great importance in the ancient world, due to it guarding a narrow trade route between Egypt and Assyria, and has been the setting for many historical battles right up to World War 1.

The site was inhabited from 7000BC until 586BC and excavations have unearthed approximately 26 layers of ruins, but since that time it has remained uninhabited meaning the remains have been undisturbed since then, coincidently this final inhabitation coincides with the destruction of Solomon’s temple and the exile of the Israelites.

I’m sure with some clever characters, conspiracy and a little imagination there is a Dan Brown/James Rollins style book just waiting to be written tying all these things together.

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